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Early Chinese Jades in the Harvard Art Museums
ISBN: HB: 9780300237023, Yale University Press, February 2019
272 pp., 26.7x20.3 cm, 290 colour and black&white illus.
From personal ornamentation to funerary practice, from palace decoration to private devotion, jade has played a major role in Chinese social, cultural, and political life for millennia. Exploring the history of this revered stone through the esteemed...
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Forgotten Americans An Economic Agenda for a Divided Nation
ISBN: HB: 9780300230369, Yale University Press, January 2019
272 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 25 black&white graphs
One of the country's leading scholars on economics and social policy, Isabel Sawhill addresses the enormous divisions in American society – economic, cultural, and political – and what might be done to bridge them. Widening inequality and the loss of...
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Ganges The Many Pasts of an Indian River
ISBN: HB: 9780300119169, Yale University Press, January 2019
456 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 66 black&white illus.
Originating in the Himalayas and flowing into the Bay of Bengal, the Ganges is India's most important and sacred river. In this unprecedented work, historian Sudipta Sen tells the story of the Ganges, from the communities that arose on its banks to t...
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Beyond the Nation-State The Zionist Political Imagination from Pinsker to Ben-Gurion
ISBN: HB: 9780300230130, Yale University Press, January 2019
320 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
The Jewish nation-state has often been thought of as Zionism's end goal. In this bracing history of the idea of the Jewish state in modern Zionism, from its beginnings in the late nineteenth century until the establishment of the state of Israel, Dmi...
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Garland of Bones Child Runaways in India
ISBN: HB: 9780300222807, Yale University Press, January 2019
360 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 36 black&white illus.
This intimate portrait examines the tracks, journeys, and experiences of child runaways in northern India. Jonah Steinberg situates children's decisions to leave home and flee for the city in their larger cultural, social, and historical contexts, an...
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Becoming Property Art, Theory, and Law in Early Modern France
ISBN: HB: 9780300222791, Yale University Press, November 2018
384 pp., 25.4x19 cm, 117 colour and black&white illus.
This original and relevant book investigates the relationship between intellectual property and the visual arts in France from the 16th century to the French Revolution. It charts the early history of privilege legislation (today's copyright and pate...
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Conversations about Sculpture
ISBN: PB: 9780300235968, Yale University Press, November 2018
272 pp., 25.4x17.8 cm, 116 duotone illus.
Drawn from talks between celebrated artist Richard Serra and acclaimed art historian Hal Foster held over a fifteen-year period, this volume offers revelations into Serra's prolific six-decade career and the ideas that have informed his working pract...
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Jennifer Steinkamp Blind Eye
ISBN: PB: 9780300237054, Yale University Press, October 2018
80 pp., 25.4x20.3 cm, 50 colour illus.
Best known for immersive video projections that use digitally animated natural and abstract forms to investigate themes such as the passage of time and organic movement, Jennifer Steinkamp (b. 1958) is one of today's most innovative artists. Featurin...
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Modernity and its Discontents Making and Unmaking the Bourgeois from Machiavelli to Bellow
ISBN: PB: 9780300240238, ISBN: HB: 9780300198393, Yale University Press, October 2018
448 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm
Steven B. Smith examines the concept of modernity, not as the end product of historical developments but as a state of mind. He explores modernism as a source of both pride and anxiety, suggesting that its most distinctive characteristics are the sel...
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Story of Greece and Rome
ISBN: HB: 9780300217117, Yale University Press, October 2018
392 pp., 23.5x15.6 cm, 27 colour illus., 5 maps
The magnificent civilization created by the ancient Greeks and Romans is the greatest legacy of the classical world. However, narratives about the "civilized" Greek and Roman empires resisting the barbarians at the gate are far from accurate. Tony Sp...
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